Sunday, October 20, 2019


Camp Summer Playland Is off to a Fantastic Start

What an amazing first week! Campers enjoyed bowling, pontooning, bubble show, a BMX bike show and more. Campers have been having so much fun. It’s so great being back in camp again!

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Ilan Cohen

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 16-year-old Ilan Cohen as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. The Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School rising junior lead the Kushner Cobras baseball team all season and helped them take home the Ezra Schwartz Memorial Baseball Tournament three months ago. Cohen

BBO 4/5 Championship Game Recap

It was a much anticipated match-up as the top Teaneck team Clifton Pediatric Dental Group faced off against the Lobos of Bergenfield in a battle of the top seeds for the fourth and fifth grade TBO/BBO championship. The Lobos took an early lead as Shlomo Wenger let off the game with a walk and came around to score on an RBI from

YABA Celebrates 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

(Courtesy of YABA) The 2019 YABA (Yeshiva High School Alumni Basketball Association) dinner took place on Thursday, May 23, at Ahavath Torah in Englewood, and was attended by close to 200 people. The crowd was a mix of alumni and old time players, former and current coaches and managers from the Metropolitan Jewish High School

Retirement Part VI: The Warm Up

Sometimes the biggest logistical nightmares reveal the greatest results. I originally signed up to do this, half Ironman Connecticut because I was planning to do a half Ironman a month for six months.

(And you abandoned this because you realized this was a crazy, stupid

Kids of Courage Play in Flag Football Tournament

(Courtesy of Kids of Courage) Kids of Courage, the non-profit organization dedicated to creating smiles on the faces of children with serious illnesses, ran its first-ever flag football tournament event this past Sunday in Cedarhurst, at Lawrence High School. The super successful fundraising event

TABC Wins First MYHSAL Baseball Championship

It was their year.

Yechiel Keiser pitched a complete game, battery-mate Sammy Greenberg had two hits and two RBI and the TABC Storm defeated the Ramaz Rams 5-1, last Monday night, June 17, to take home the school’s first baseball league championship.


Triumph Hotels Takes TBO Middle Girls Championships

After a long and hard fought season, the TBO middle girls championship was played last Sunday between Triumph Hotels and Bergen Veterinary Hospital. The game started off quickly for both teams, as each team was able to push runs across the plate early on. After the first inning, Triumph Hotels starter Atara Goldwasser settled down

BBO’s Bellcar Electric Advances to Championships

Entering the bottom of the sixth inning of the semi-final game in the second and third grade division, TBO’s Congregation Bnai Yeshurun was winning 8-4. After a bunch of walks, and key hits by Reuven Zelig and Yehuda Savetsky, BBO’s Bellcar Electric scored five runs in the inning to claim victory and make their way to the

Undefeated Kinneret Soccer Wins YMSSA Championship

The 2019 Kinneret Day School soccer season actually began in 2018. The team always starts practices right after Thanksgiving break, while most other schools are still in the middle of the fall hockey season. This season, 16 of the school’s finest soccer players arrived at 7 a.m. every week, beginning in November, to prepare for

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstar of the Week: Ester Avidan

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize 17 -year-old Ester Avidan as this week’s Sportstar of the Week. A recent graduate of the Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls, Ester is coming off of an amazing tenure with the Rapids soccer team. Coach Marc Zharnest told the JLNJ, “I’ve been

MGBL Launches  High School Girls League

MGBL, the Mitch Gross Basketball League, is now open to high school girls. This extension of the existing league has been an ongoing process, according to Dov Elefant, member of the MGBL executive committee, who stated that they are “excited to launch a high school girls league; this will be a new chapter for MGBL.” He also